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$300K Entrepreneurs Challenge:
The $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge comprises three individual competitions, whose winners will share a total of $300K in cash and startup services.
NYU students, alumni, faculty with a great idea for an innovative mobile app are invited to compete. The winning team will receive $10,000 in cash or have its app fully developed by Messapps.
Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program:
VET was designed for U.S. military veterans and spouses who want to transition into entrepreneurship after completing their service. Through the program’s business and technology training, participants are given the tools to turn aspirations into career opportunities and new ventures. Graduates will earn a VET Certificate from the NYU Future Labs and Bunker Labs New York.
The 4-month seed accelerator program provides participants with mentorship, hands-on sessions with startup experts, and a shared office space with other founders.
AI Nexus Lab:
A bespoke accelerator program from the Future Labs at NYU Tandon. Powered by ff Venture Capital.
A growth-focused accelerator designed for startups with market-ready products.
The accelerator combines seed capital, hands-on help and a co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups. ERA runs two, four-month programs per year.
Works with proven founders to develop and launch new companies. After 10 years designing and building consumer services, the Expa team has identified many techniques that help create successful companies.
FinTech Innovation Lab:
Annual program run by the New York City Investment Fund and Accenture for early and growth stage companies that have developed cutting edge technology products targeted at financial services customers.
Helps food entrepreneurs bring their products and services to market at super speed. Food-X partners with early-stage companies from across the food supply chain, from agriculture through consumer packaged goods, and helps the companies grow.
Game Innovation Lab:
Brings together faculty and students from NYU Tandon doing research focused on games as an innovation challenge. The Lab has an emphasis on the technical/engineering/science side of games and simulations.
M-Corps, a manufacturing program by SecondMuse in NYC, and NextCorps in Rochester, is the newest edition to NYSERDA’s cleantech startup suite of programs. M-Corps focuses on getting founders through the Valley of Death to launch pilots, fulfill first orders, and get new cleantech products to market.
Designed for startups developing connected hardware products and software services with the goal of helping them build businesses and brands that can scale. This is a three-month, immersive, mentor-driven program.
Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, startAD supports the entrepreneurship ecosystem through education initiatives and the creation of startups.
The Accelerator provides up to $170,000 in funding and mentorship. The Incubator is a year-round community for edtech entrepreneurs, faculty and students at NYU.
Organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world.
Raise startup funding and gain critical insight to help launch your business through the startup accelerator and development program at Techstars.
Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator:
An accelerator that helps today’s technology innovators turn their ideas into breakthroughs that can improve the lives of patients around the world.
Guides founders in design, manufacturing, engineering, marketing, community building, and branding. Urban-X connects startups with the leading community of founders, investors, companies and city officials.
Innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors in the retail and consumer goods sectors.
Twice a year YCombinator invests $120K in a large number of startups (recently 105). The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which YC works intensively to get them into the best possible shape to refine their pitch to investors.
Located on the Brooklyn waterfront, 1776 Members become part of a vibrant community of mission-driven innovators and benefit from workshops, mentors and workspace.
Provides move-in-ready office/laboratory space, first-class support resources, shared equipment and services, creative amenities, and access to strategic risk capital.
An entrepreneurial hub, where teams & individuals can grow their businesses in a supportive, collaborative environment.
Data Future Lab:
This is a 12-24 month program for early stage companies using artificial intelligence, machine learning, or building intelligent agents, or data/AI for industry ventures.
Digital Future Lab:
This is a 12-24 month program for early stage companies in digital media, augmented and virtual reality, video, and cloud computing.
Incubator for early- and growth-stage startups. The Futureworks Incubator gets startups investor-ready through expert mentorship, a series of essential workshops, and a cohort of startups to help founders scale.
The campus serves as a home base to startups and established companies building tech-enabled innovations and has all of the amenities of a co-working space - plus learning opportunities, resources, and access to the network a growing startup needs.
Grand Central Tech:
A venture platform that provides all the critical resources for transformational startups to achieve scale. All under one roof.
Biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City to offer affordable shared wet-lab space for competitively-selected entrants.
The First Funding Focused Incubator Curated for Gender Diverse Founding Teams in NYC.
Founded in 2006, NYDesigns is dedicated to the success of design and hardware tech startups in NYC. Companies in their incubator get three years of private studio space and access to a network of mentors and advisers.
A network of co-working and community spaces for women, founded in Manhattan’s Ladies Mile in 2016.
Urban Future Lab:
Programs include ACRE, a business incubation program for pre-seed to series A startups, PowerBridgeNY, a proof-of-concept center commercializing research from local universities, and Clean Start, an advanced diploma from NYU for people seeking a transition into the cleantech sector.
Provides shared workspace, community, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and small businesses.